whitewater rafting

Whitewater rafting in Telluride is a completely unique experience! The rafting season in Telluride generally lasts from late-April through June, when the annual snowmelt enters the area's rivers.

Our Favorite Places

Telluride offers a variety of rafting in the immediate area. Whether you prefer a more low-key outing or something for more experienced river rats, there's something for everyone! Choose from half-day, full-day or multi-day trips with overnight stays along the waterways. 

  • San Miguel River - Class II and III located just minutes from Telluride
  • Dolores River - Class II, III and IV near Telluride
  • Gunnison River - Class I-IV located 1.5 hours from Telluride
  • Upper Animas - Class II-V located near Silverton